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Churchill, Winston Leonard Spencer, Sir, 1874 - 1965 (Knight, statesman and historian)

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1874 - 1965

Found in 450 Collections and/or Records:

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(Untitled), [29 Sep 1891]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/8/25
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Banstead, to WSC, apologies for not visiting him at Harrow, and advising him not to sell his bicycle and buy a bulldog puppy "a dog is sometimes a nuisance".

Dates: [29 Sep 1891]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 28 Oct [1891]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/8/27
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Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Banstead, to WSC, sending £1 and complaining about the state of his finances, also on his toothache, complaining that he had had another tooth out ".

Dates: 28 Oct [1891]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [10 Nov 1891]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/8/28
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Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Iwerne Minster House, Blandford, to WSC, on his school report "You must try & have a better one next term as Papa will be back & will expect glowing accounts of yr work." Also commenting on a day's hunting, and "cutting a lovely somersault" at the 3rd fence.

Dates: [10 Nov 1891]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Feb [1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/8/41
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Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, 50 Grosvenor Square, London, to WSC, asking him to write, and criticising his new hat.

Dates: 07 Feb [1893]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [18 Jun 1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/8/44
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Sunningdale, to WSC, on her visit to the Ascot races, and on the Sandhurst entrance examination.

Dates: [18 Jun 1893]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 07 Aug [1893]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/8/45-46
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Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, Kissingen, to WSC, on his success in the Sandhurst entrance examination, and his father's anger that he failed to obtain an Infantry cadetship, also on her visit to Germany and meeting with Bismarck.

Dates: 07 Aug [1893]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 10 Dec [1897]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/8/119
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Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, 35a Great Cumberland Place, to WSC, on the war in India, and on the Christmas celebrations at Blenheim Palace, particularly the "theatricals they were putting on for charity, commenting that the "whole of Oxford may turn up, or any vulgarian from London who chooses to pay 10s to see the Churchills playing the fool.

Dates: 10 Dec [1897]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 14 [Jan 1898]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/8/124
Scope and Contents

Letter from Lady Randolph Churchill, 35a Great Cumberland Place, to WSC, on family finances.

Dates: 14 [Jan 1898]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), [c 1892]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/11/1
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WSC's history notebook, [from ?Harrow School] containing notes on: The War of the Spanish Succession, with accounts and maps of the First Duke of Marlborough's campaigns, The Literature of Queen Anne's Reign, The Darien Scheme, Scotch Affairs, 1702-1714, The Fortunes of Parties, 1702-1714, The Reign of George I, The Reign of George II.

Dates: [c 1892]
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open.
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(Untitled), 30 Jul 1900

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/25/22
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Letter from George Cornwallis West, Broughton Castle, Banbury, to WSC, on his marriage to Lady Randolph Churchill, thanking him for the sympathy and kindness shown by the Churchill family "I only wish that by family could have taken a leaf out of your book". Stating that he would never come between WSC and his mother.

Dates: 30 Jul 1900
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 13 Nov 1930

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/397B/263-265
Scope and Contents Letter from R Halford Forster, Representative of Randolph Churchill in the United States, to WSC, on his proposed lecture tour of the United States in the autumn of 1931, also on Randolph Churchill's current tour; commenting that Randolph had made a great impression, but had been handled very badly, blaming William Feakins, his agent, who was "not accustomed to meeting genius and charm" and had "hawked" Randolph round the country at ridiculously low fees, and that the host institutions had...
Dates: 13 Nov 1930
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Aug 1941

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 1/362/28-32
Scope and Contents Letter from WSC to Randolph Churchill, news of discussions with Brigadier Eric Shearer on the Middle East campaign, also on meeting with Franklin Roosevelt, President of the United States, in [Placentia Bay], Newfoundland [Canada], where they made a deep and intimate contact of friendship, commenting of the difficulty of bringing the United States boldly and honourably into the War, also on the health of CSC, the work of Mary Churchill [later Mary Soames] as an anti-aircraft gunner, and the...
Dates: 29 Aug 1941
Conditions Governing Access: From the File: Open
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(Untitled), 13 May 1927

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/144B/247-248
Scope and Contents Copy of a letter from W Bernau of Lloyds Bank to Randolph Churchill informing him he has opened a bank account for him on WSC's instructions. He informs him that WSC will pay 10 pounds a quarter into the account; asks him to sign a form authorising WSC to see details of the account; and gives him advice on his account, commenting "You must be very careful not to draw a cheque for a larger sum than you have at your credit, or that most dreadful of all things may happen, your cheque may be...
Dates: 13 May 1927
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 12 Aug 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/145/63
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Copy of a letter from [W Bernau of Lloyds bank] to WSC marked 'private and confidential' discussing Randolph Churchill's finances and expressing concern at his overdraft. He notes that WSC does not want any of Randolph's cheques to be returned but asks "what are we to do if he does not keep his eye on funds". Manuscript.

Dates: 12 Aug 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 06 Oct 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/145/69
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Copy of a letter from [W Bernau of Lloyds bank] to WSC marked "private and confidential" referring to WSC's letter about [Nellie] Romilly [earlier Nellie Hozier] informing him that Colonel [Betram] Romilly has instructed the bank that [Nellie] Romilly is not to be allowed an overdraft or advance without his permission. Carbon typescript signed with initials.

Dates: 06 Oct 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Oct 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/145/73
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Draft of a letter from [W Bernau of Lloyds bank] to WSC discussing Randolph Churchill's finances and his failure to adhere to an agreement with the bank regarding his overdraft. Unsigned manuscript.

Dates: 08 Oct 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 16 Oct 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/145/74
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Copy of a letter from [W Bernau of Lloyds bank] to WSC informing him that [Randolph Churchill's] account is overdrawn beyond the limit permitted by the bank and informing him that allowance of 100 pounds will be credited to him. Carbon typescript signed with initials.

Dates: 16 Oct 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 18 Oct 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/145/75
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Letter from WSC (Chartwell, Westerham, Kent]) to W Bernau [of Lloyds bank] promising to speak to Randolph Churchill, instructing Bernau to pay Randolph's allowance and commenting that Randolph's income is increasing. Signed typescript.

Dates: 18 Oct 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 29 Nov 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/145/76
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Letter from WSC (Chartwell, Westerham, Kent] to W Bernau [of Lloyds bank] on Randolph Churchill's finances including measures to reduce his overdraft and his life assurance policy. Signed typescript.

Dates: 29 Nov 1931
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 24 Aug 1917

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/128/1-2
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Letter from CSC (33 Eccleston Square [London]) to "B M" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which she thanks her for her letter about her visit to Glaslough [Monaghan, Ireland]; says that she intends to go to Lullenden [Sussex] where WSC will visit her and that "Goonie" [Gwendeline Churchill, earlier Gwendeline Bertie] is working in a hospital.

Dates: 24 Aug 1917
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1918

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/128/6
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Letter from "Clemmie" [CSC] (Charlton, Banbury [Oxfordshire]) to "B M" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which she refers to an enclosure [not present] from WSC, says that King [George V] has been "charming" about [Lady Randolph] and discusses hunting.

Dates: c 1918
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 25 May [1919]

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/128/7
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Letter from "Clemmie" [CSC] (41 Cromwell Road [London]) to "B M" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which she says that she understands [Lady Randolph's] "difficulty", thanks her for her help when WSC was in France and says that she is sure that WSC will be able to rely on his own [financial] resources.

Dates: 25 May [1919]
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 04 Jun 1920

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/131/60-61
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Letter from Diana [Churchill, later Diana Bailey and Diana Sandys] (2 Sussex Square [London]) to "Grannie" [Lady Randolph Churchill] in which she thanks her for a box of chocolates, reports that she is to attend the Trooping of the Colour with WSC, that Sarah [Churchill, later Sarah Oliver, Sarah Beauchamp and Sarah, Lady Audley] is better and that Randolph [Churchill] has gone to school. Signed manuscript.

Dates: 04 Jun 1920
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), c 1913

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHAR 28/135/1
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Letter from "Goonie" [Lady Gwendeline Churchill, formerly Lady Gwendeline Bertie] (The Lodge, Brackley, Northamptonshire) to "B M" [Lady Randolph Churchill], expresses concern for her health, discusses plans to go to Scotland on the [Admiralty yacht] Enchantress with WSC and "Jack" [John S Churchill] and reports that the "boys" [John G Churchill and Peregrine Churchill] are well. Signed manuscript.

Dates: c 1913
Conditions Governing Access: Open
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(Untitled), 08 Jun 1964

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CHUR 1/136/234-235
Scope and Contents Letter from Mary [Lady Soames, earlier Mary Churchill] ((Hamsell Manor, Eridge Green, Near Tunbridge Wells [Kent]) to "Papa" [WSC] thanking him for a cheque "the fruit of your thoughts and labours" and for his love; for making solid arrangements for his children and grandchildren ("it is truly a 'house' whose strong walls have been built - every brick- by your genius and unceasing toil"); and for her family's home. She ends "I wish I could express more adequately my love and gratitude - but...
Dates: 08 Jun 1964
Conditions Governing Access: Open